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Takashi Murakami, ‘772772; and 772x777’, 2015; and 2016, Phillips
Takashi Murakami, ‘772772; and 772x777’, 2015; and 2016, Phillips
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772772; and 772x777, 2015; and 2016

Two offset lithographs in colours, on smooth wove paper, with full margins.
Editions 102, 88 of 300
This is part of a limited edition set.
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Both images: 64 x 96 cm (25 1/4 x 37 3/4 in.)
Both sheets: 65.5 x 97.5 cm (25 3/4 x 38 3/8 in.)

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Signature
Both signed and numbered 102/300 and 88/300 in black ink respectively, published by Kaikai Kiki Co., Ltd., Tokyo, both framed.
Image rights
Artworks ©2015 and 2016 Takashi Murakami/Kaikai Kiki Co. Ltd., All Rights Reserved.
Takashi Murakami
Japanese, b. 1962
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One of the most acclaimed artists to emerge from postwar Asia, Takashi Murakami—“the Warhol of Japan”—is known for his contemporary Pop synthesis of fine art and popular culture, particularly his use of a boldly graphic and colorful anime and manga cartoon style. Murakami became famous in the 1990s for his “Superflat” theory and for organizing the paradigmatic exhibition of that title, which linked the origins of contemporary Japanese visual culture to historical Japanese art. His output includes paintings, sculptures, drawings, animations, and collaborations with brands such as Louis Vuitton. “Japanese people accept that art and commerce will be blended; and in fact, they are surprised by the rigid and pretentious Western hierarchy of “high art’,” Murakami says. “In the West, it certainly is dangerous to blend the two because people will throw all sorts of stones. But that’s okay—I’m ready with my hard hat.”

Takashi Murakami, ‘772772; and 772x777’, 2015; and 2016, Phillips
Takashi Murakami, ‘772772; and 772x777’, 2015; and 2016, Phillips
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About the work
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Phillips

Property Subject to VAT Section 4 (5%; see Conditions of Sale for further information)
THIS LOT IS …

Property Subject to VAT Section 4 (5%; see Conditions of Sale for further information)
THIS LOT IS SOLD WITH NO RESERVE

Both images: 64 x 96 cm (25 1/4 x 37 3/4 in.)
Both sheets: 65.5 x 97.5 cm (25 3/4 x 38 3/8 in.)

Medium
Print
Signature
Both signed and numbered 102/300 and 88/300 in black ink respectively, published by Kaikai Kiki Co., Ltd., Tokyo, both framed.
Image rights
Artworks ©2015 and 2016 Takashi Murakami/Kaikai Kiki Co. Ltd., All Rights Reserved.
Takashi Murakami
Japanese, b. 1962
Follow

One of the most acclaimed artists to emerge from postwar Asia, Takashi Murakami—“the Warhol of Japan”—is known for his contemporary Pop synthesis of fine art and popular culture, particularly his use of a boldly graphic and colorful anime and manga cartoon style. Murakami became famous in the 1990s for his “Superflat” theory and for organizing the paradigmatic exhibition of that title, which linked the origins of contemporary Japanese visual culture to historical Japanese art. His output includes paintings, sculptures, drawings, animations, and collaborations with brands such as Louis Vuitton. “Japanese people accept that art and commerce will be blended; and in fact, they are surprised by the rigid and pretentious Western hierarchy of “high art’,” Murakami says. “In the West, it certainly is dangerous to blend the two because people will throw all sorts of stones. But that’s okay—I’m ready with my hard hat.”

772772; and 772x777, 2015; and 2016

Two offset lithographs in colours, on smooth wove paper, with full margins.
Editions 102, 88 of 300
This is part of a limited edition set.
Bidding closed
Want to sell a work by this artist? Consign with Artsy.
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